Robber shot dead in PUJ ‘a sibling’ of suspect behind DJ Maxi Bolongaita’s killing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/25/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Police are digging deeper into the background of the robber who was shot dead by an off-duty police officer when he attempted to declare a hold-up inside a public utility jeepney (PUJ) along…

Santa Fe Mayor says arrested men in Santa Fe not his bodyguards

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/25/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines — Santa Fe Mayor Jose Esgana denied allegations that the three armed men nabbed by operatives from the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) last Saturday, March 23, worked for him. “If they…

Recognition due for hero cop in Cebu

Morexette Marie Erram 03/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is set to give a recognition to the police officer who shot dead an armed man who robbed passengers of a public utility jeepney (PUJ) on Sunday…

4.5-magnitude earthquake rocks Antequera, Bohol; Intensity 2 felt in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/25/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — A 4.5-magnitude earthquake rocked Antequera town in Bohol on Monday morning, March 25, 2019. which was also felt in Cebu City. Based on the earthquake bulletin issued by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology…

62 years of Magsaysay plane crash: History inscribed in Mount Manunggal

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/24/2019

BALAMBAN, CEBU — As the flurry of people packed their bags and left the campsite, Francisco Noya, 81, sat on a plastic chair under a makeshift hut that was made especially for the occasion. It was the…

NBI-7 chief: No inconsistency in evidence against Silawan murder suspect

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI – 7) dismissed allegations by the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) that there were inconsistencies between the findings of their agency and that of the…

Drug links, work eyed as possible motives in cop’s killing inside Danao RTC

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Investigators are focusing on work and illegal drugs as possible motives behind the killing of Senior Police Officer 2 (SPO2) Francis Allen Villamor, who was shot dead by still unidentified assailants in the lobby…

Marijuana plants worth P3.4 million uprooted in Toledo City

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Operatives in Cebu uprooted P3.4 million worth of marijuana stalks from two neighboring mountain barangays in Toledo City on Thursday morning, March 21, 2019. Enforcers from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas…

Cop killed in Danao: Who was SPO2 Francis Villamor?

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 03/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – He was once a member of the Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO). He also received awards for being part of several successful anti-drug operations in different parts of Cebu…

Quisumbing on President Duterte and Inday Sara’s clashing endorsements: What matters is the genuine intent to help

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/21/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — For incumbent Mandaue City Mayor Luigi Quisumbing, it doesn’t matter which candidate is being endorsed by either the presidential daughter or by the president. Quisumbing, who hosted the campaign sortie of the Hugpong…

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